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Weeds to Watch - 11
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wed Mar 5, 2014 07:09 AM CST

Herbicide resistance and the domino effect it created in the weed-control industry did not sneak up on spray equipment manufacturers. They saw it developing and have put together a large tool chest to address it.

John Deere, for instance, last summer introduced a new line of sprayers with a particular goal in mind. "We tried to think of ways to overcome the challenges of glyphosate resistance," said Brea Harms, John Deere product line manager, application equipment.

Not all of the tools in today's sprayer tool chest are new. Most have some history. Direct injection comes to mind. It has been ...

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